COVID-19 News

Last Update: July 16 2021

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More lightening of restrictions (Effective July 16, 2021)


Fully immunized now means no more COVID testing! (Effective July 16, 2021)


Changes are coming July 7! (UPDATED July 2 - Effective July 7 2021)

Changes effective July 7 2021

Visitor Policy and Procedures effective July 7

Resident Absences effective July 1

NEW Form to designate Essential Caregivers July 7*

*Note that if there are no changes to the current Essential Caregiver, a new form is not required

Visitors and their Immunization Status (Effective June 9 2021)

Information about visitors' immunization status (bilingual)

Visitor Guidelines (UPDATED June 1 2021)

Visitor Guidelines - Revised on May 31 2021

COVID-19 Panbio Rapid Test Plan Essential Caregivers (EC) (UPDATED February 19 2021)

New plan for testing Essential Caregivers (EC) (bilingual)

Vaccination (UPDATED January 11 2021)

Letter from Director of Care

Vaccine Screening & Consent Form

Vaccine Info Sheet

Vaccine Overview

What you need to know about COVID immunization

Visitors & Essential Caregiver (UPDATED DECEMBER 22):

UPDATE Dec 22 2020 NEW

UPDATE Dec 3 2020

Policy & Procedures

Form​ (printable format)

Form (fillable format)

As per the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, effective November 30, 2020, all caregivers, all support workers and any general visitors must provide proof that they have received a negative COVID-19 test result, and verbally attest to not subsequently having tested positive (unless requiring immediate access in an emergency situation or a palliative situation). For full details please visit the Ministry’s website.
















Resident Absences (UPDATED OCTOBER 19):

Update: Effective October 19, all non-medical resident absences from the Manor (short stay and temporary leave) must be requested in writing using the form below at least 3 business days before the outing, and must be approved by the Manor. Full details can be found in the directives linked below.

Directives for Absences as of October 19

Form to be completed for non-medical absences as of October 19 (printable format)

Form to be completed for non-medical absences as of October 19 (fillable format)

Package Drop-Off Policy (as of May 1):

Package Drop-off (bilingual)

To obtain COVID-19 testing In Kapuskasing area: 

*A  current (within 2 weeks) negative COVID-19 test is required to be granted entry to our Home

*Call 705-367-4613 to make an appointment

*The testing clinic is currently open on Thursday for asymptomatic patients (Tuesday and Friday are reserved for symptomatic patients)

*It takes several days to obtain your results

*If you plan on recurring visits, ensure that you get tested every two weeks

Other Important Resources:

How to Wash Your Hands

How to Self-Monitor

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care COVID-19 Page

Public Health Ontario COVID-19 Page

Public Health Ontario's COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Fundamentals Training

Porcupine Health Unit COVID-19 Page
Medical Pharmacies - Resident & Family Newsletters


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